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Foraging groups with middling levels of economic development (Human-Wealth-Oriented and Intangible-Wealth-Oriented societies) can be identified by certain property and distribution characteristics.
Both HWO and IWO societies had significantly higher incidence of wealth inequality. Additionally, HWO is characterized by significantly higher slavery. IWO is characterized by significantly higher marriage wealth transfer, and significantly lower food sharing and taxation/tribute. Neither group had a significant relationship with Food storage, land possession, inheritance, or market/barter exchange.
|Probit Regression||Partially supported||p < 0.05||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Economic Development||Association||Economic Planning And Development|
|Food Sharing||Association||Mutual Aid|
|Food Storage||Association||Preservation And Storage Of Food|
|Transfer Of Wealth At Marriage||Association||Mode Of Marriage, Nuptials|
|Market/Barter Exchange||Association||Exchange Transactions|
|Taxation/Tribute||Association||Taxation And Public Income|
|Land Possession||Association||Real Property|
|Intangible Wealth||Association||Incorporeal Property|